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Rancho Santa Margarita Optometrist with World Class Results

Serving Rancho Santa Margarita,
Coto De Caza, and surrounding communities since 1991!

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our website.  If you’re a current patient, thank you for allowing us the opportunity to fulfill your eye care needs.  If you’re a new visitor, we look forward to meeting you and exploring the various options available for correcting or enhancing your vision.

When you visit our office, your eye health is our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized care you deserve using only the latest, most innovative techniques in eye care. We offer general eye examinations, contact lenses, eyeglasses, glaucoma testing, emergency medical treatment, and Zeiss Individual 2 I-scription Lenses. Dr. Andersen also co-manages with the finest surgeons for LASIK and other ocular procedures.

Dr. Andersen was the first Optometrist in the nation to offer CIMT, Carotid Artery Intima Thickness ultrasound in detecting cardiovascular disease in her patients.  Not only can she and her associates look to see damage to blood vessels in the retina, now they can look for atherosclerosis and plaques, potentially damaging the heart.  These changes are reversible and Dr. Andersen is able to give her patients a report card with nutritional information designed to educate and create positive change for a healthier lifestyle. You can find more information under our Videos tab. 

Part of our commitment to serving our patients is to provide them with useful information to help them make more informed decisions about the various treatments that are available today.

Contact us today!

We would like to hear from you, so please contact us via telephone or email with any questions, comments, or concerns that you might have.  In addition, contact us today if you would like to schedule an appointment.

Wishing you health and happiness,

Our Eye Care Team


Kathleen Andersen, OD                                   
22312 El Paseo   
Suite D
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Phone: (949) 589-6171
Fax: (949) 589-0657  



 Our office hours are as follows:

  • Monday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00-5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00-3:00 pm


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  • 223 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
  • Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Phone: (310) 545-4090

Contact Us.We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form.

Testimonials.Read what people are saying about us.


The office is clean - Staff Friendly - Doctors knowledgeable - Happy with treatment for Eye Issue.
Would recommend Kathleen Anderson & her associates.

Shawn Gatto

A thoughtful and knowledge front office staff. My doctor took alot of time to help me understand what changes are occurring in my eyes. I really appreciated that because at my age 62, there are lots of changes. Thank you!

Katherine Barton

Always thorough and thoughtful! Easy to get an appointment and always efficient with time too. I don’t think there are any negatives. Thanks again Doc!

Todd Hauck

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